Thursday, May 10, 2012

Breakfast Egg Bake

Breakfast is the best meal of the day. While visiting family in Minneapolis, we sampled some of the best cooking including this make-ahead dish. Great when you have company.

Also try Breakfast Casserole on page 195 in Tastes & Treasures cookbook for an easy, make-ahead start of the day.

Breakfast Egg Bake

1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
1 cup sweet red pepper chopped
1/2 cup green onion chopped
1 3/4 cup fully cooked ham cubed
1 cup shredded mozarella cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
8 eggs
1/4 cup flour
1 3/4 cup milk
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spread shredded cheese on bottom of dish.
Saute red pepper and green onion in fry pan with olive oil until softened. Add cubed ham and saute for 1 minute. Spoon over cheese.
Beat eggs in bowl. Add milk, flour, salt and pepper to taste. Pour over cheese and vegies.
Cover and refrigerate over night.

Bake 350 degree oven for approx 35 minutes or until eggs are set. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Note - sliced mushrooms, broccoli, spinach are a nice addition to the vegetables also.